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AT OLIVET COLLEGE IN 1960 A HELL NIGHT HAZING PRANK OF THE
ADELPHIC FRATERNITY:
HAVING TO RECITE PLEDGE RULES IN ORDER WHILE LAYING NUDE
IN SIX INCHES OF ICE WATER WHILE FRATERNITY MEMBERS
DROPPED RAW EGGS FROM BALCONY INTO MOUTH OF RECITER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; OLIVET

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Initiation rite Hazing

Date learned: 12-00-1971 ; 00-00-1960

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AT OLIVET COLLEGE IN 1960 A HELL NIGHT HAZING PRANK OF THE
ADELPHIC FRATERNITY:
SINGING FRATERNITY AND SCHOOL SONGS IN UNDERPANTS AND
SHOES ONLY (SNOW ON GROUND) IN FRONT OF GIRLS' DORM.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; OLIVET

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Initiation rite Hazing

Date learned: 12-00-1971 ; 00-00-1960

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AT OLIVET COLLEGE IN 1960 A HELL NIGHT HAZING PRANK OF THE
ADELPHIC FRATERNITY:
BLINDFOLDED NUDE PLEDGE, STANDING IN SIX INCHES OF ICE
WATER, HAS HOT WAX DRIPPED ON HIM.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; OLIVET

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Initiation rite Hazing

Date learned: 12-00-1971 ; 00-00-1960

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AT OLIVET COLLEGE IN 1960 A HELL NIGHT HAZING PRANK OF THE
ADELPHIC FRATERNITY:
A BLINDFOLDED PLEDGE IS FORCED TO REGURGITATE FROM
EATING ALLUM-STUFFED PICKLES, OLIVES, ETC.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; OLIVET

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Initiation rite Hazing

Date learned: 12-00-1971 ; 00-00-1960

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AT OLIVET COLLEGE IN 1960 A HELL NIGHT HAZING PRANK OF THE
ADELPHIC FRATERNITY:
BLINDFOLDED PLEDGE HAS AN ENCASED ELECTRIC SHAVER DRAWN
OVER DIFFERENT HAIRY PARTS OF BODY AND HAIR DROPPED
TO SIMULATE ACTUAL SHAVING.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; OLIVET

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Initiation rite Hazing

Date learned: 12-00-1971 ; 00-00-1960

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AT OLIVET COLLEGE IN 1960 A HELL NIGHT HAZING PRANK OF THE
ADELPHIC FRATERNITY:
BLINDFOLDED PLEDGE PICKS UP BANANA IN TOILET.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; OLIVET

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Initiation rite Hazing

Date learned: 12-00-1971 ; 00-00-1960

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THERE WAS A STORY AT OLIVET COLLEGE ABOUT THE FRESHMAN
ENGLISH PROFESSOR WHO GRADED EXAMS BY THROWING
THEM DOWN A FLIGHT OF STAIRS; THE "A'S" WERE ON
THE TOP STEP, THE "A-'S" ON THE NEXT, ETC.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; OLIVET

Keyword(s): ACADEMIC JOKES

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Human Being

Date learned: 12-00-1971 ; 00-00-1960

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THERE WAS A STORY AT OLIVET COLLEGE ABOUT THE FRESHMAN
ENGLISH PROFESSOR WHO GRADED EXAMS BY THROWING
THEM DOWN A FLIGHT OF STAIRS; THE "A'S" WERE ON
THE TOP STEP, THE "A-'S" ON THE NEXT, ETC.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; OLIVET

Keyword(s): ACADEMIC JOKES

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Human Being

Date learned: 12-00-1971 ; 00-00-1960

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